The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 746 642 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.59% 8.82% 7.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.06% 11.28% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 647 503 472
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5710 5692 5375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.05% 78.22% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4697 4717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 451 £40,000 +6.66% 40
Cheshire +3 202 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Merseyside +4 56 £36,250 +9.02% 5
Lancashire +4 30 £40,500 +24.61% 2
Cumbria +2 3 £35,000 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 668 (42.77%) .NET
2 618 (39.56%) C#
3 592 (37.90%) SQL
4 562 (35.98%) SQL Server
5 499 (31.95%) ASP.NET
6 495 (31.69%) MVC
7 461 (29.51%) TDD
8 433 (27.72%) JavaScript
9 422 (27.02%) HTML
10 397 (25.42%) Java
11 383 (24.52%) Scrum
12 338 (21.64%) CSS
13 321 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 285 (18.25%) OO
15 283 (18.12%) E-Commerce
16 270 (17.29%) jQuery
17 240 (15.36%) XML
18 238 (15.24%) Finance
19 232 (14.85%) Web Development
20 225 (14.40%) WCF
21 205 (13.12%) Microsoft
22 201 (12.87%) Hibernate
23 191 (12.23%) Spring
24 176 (11.27%) Web Services
24 176 (11.27%) .NET Framework
25 170 (10.88%) Software Engineering
26 167 (10.69%) J2EE
27 166 (10.63%) Windows
28 164 (10.50%) T-SQL
29 153 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (3.59%) Tomcat
2 46 (2.94%) IIS
3 43 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 33 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.92%) CMS
7 23 (1.47%) SAS
8 22 (1.41%) Apache
9 11 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 8 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
11 8 (0.51%) WebLogic Integration
11 8 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
12 7 (0.45%) Node.js
13 5 (0.32%) nginx
13 5 (0.32%) WordPress
14 4 (0.26%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.19%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 81 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.22%) MS Project
4 8 (0.51%) MS Office
5 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.19%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 22 (1.41%) Visualfiles
2 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.77%) SaaS
3 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.064%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.064%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.73%) Internet
2 17 (1.09%) Intranet
3 6 (0.38%) HTTP
4 5 (0.32%) DNS
5 4 (0.26%) SSL
6 3 (0.19%) Firewall
7 2 (0.13%) BGP
7 2 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.064%) NFC
8 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.064%) LAN
8 1 (0.064%) WAN
8 1 (0.064%) SMTP
8 1 (0.064%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (35.98%) SQL Server
2 153 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (6.15%) MySQL
4 92 (5.89%) Relational Database
5 67 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 53 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (2.88%) DB2
8 39 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 29 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (0.96%) Big Data
13 11 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.64%) OLAP
14 10 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 145 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 103 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 72 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 65 (4.16%) Eclipse
5 61 (3.91%) Selenium
6 52 (3.33%) JUnit
7 50 (3.20%) Subversion
8 45 (2.88%) Maven
9 40 (2.56%) NUnit
10 39 (2.50%) JIRA
11 38 (2.43%) Hudson
12 35 (2.24%) Jenkins
13 33 (2.11%) Ant
14 30 (1.92%) Moq
15 26 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (1.66%) Cucumber
15 26 (1.66%) MSTest
16 16 (1.02%) Selenium IDE
17 15 (0.96%) Mockito
18 14 (0.90%) Gerrit
General
1 238 (15.24%) Finance
2 68 (4.35%) Retail
3 28 (1.79%) Legal
4 23 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.41%) Marketing
6 20 (1.28%) Games
7 19 (1.22%) Automotive
8 15 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (0.96%) Law
9 12 (0.77%) Advertising
9 12 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.70%) Back Office
11 6 (0.38%) Publishing
12 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.32%) Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.064%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1014 (64.92%) Developer
2 297 (19.01%) C# Developer
3 275 (17.61%) .NET Developer
4 258 (16.52%) Java Developer
5 186 (11.91%) Senior Developer
6 182 (11.65%) Analyst
7 177 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 131 (8.39%) Web Developer
9 118 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 117 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 95 (6.08%) Project Manager
12 88 (5.63%) Business Analyst
13 85 (5.44%) Software Developer
14 69 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
15 61 (3.91%) Software Engineer
15 61 (3.91%) Tester
16 59 (3.78%) Lead Developer
16 59 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 58 (3.71%) C# Web Developer
18 57 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (42.77%) .NET
2 499 (31.95%) ASP.NET
3 422 (27.02%) HTML
4 338 (21.64%) CSS
5 321 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 270 (17.29%) jQuery
7 240 (15.36%) XML
8 225 (14.40%) WCF
9 201 (12.87%) Hibernate
10 191 (12.23%) Spring
11 176 (11.27%) Web Services
11 176 (11.27%) .NET Framework
12 167 (10.69%) J2EE
13 133 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 129 (8.26%) WPF
15 128 (8.19%) Ajax
16 108 (6.91%) WinForms
17 97 (6.21%) HTML5
18 87 (5.57%) LINQ
19 85 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 69 (4.42%) N-Tier
2 55 (3.52%) Open Source
3 53 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
6 35 (2.24%) Informatics
7 29 (1.86%) NHS
8 22 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (0.90%) Biometrics
10 11 (0.70%) iPhone
11 10 (0.64%) Social Media
11 10 (0.64%) Replication
12 9 (0.58%) Clustering
12 9 (0.58%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.58%) iPad
13 8 (0.51%) DataPower
13 8 (0.51%) W3C
13 8 (0.51%) IPTV
14 7 (0.45%) Statistics
14 7 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 166 (10.63%) Windows
2 86 (5.51%) Linux
3 71 (4.55%) UNIX
4 48 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 42 (2.69%) Android
6 28 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.064%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (31.69%) MVC
2 461 (29.51%) TDD
3 383 (24.52%) Scrum
4 285 (18.25%) OO
5 283 (18.12%) E-Commerce
6 232 (14.85%) Web Development
7 170 (10.88%) Software Engineering
8 146 (9.35%) Project Management
9 111 (7.11%) Pair Programming
10 107 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 95 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (5.51%) PRINCE2
12 86 (5.51%) UML
13 83 (5.31%) OOP
14 82 (5.25%) Business Analysis
15 70 (4.48%) Software Testing
16 67 (4.29%) User Stories
17 64 (4.10%) OOD
18 62 (3.97%) Kanban
19 61 (3.91%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 618 (39.56%) C#
2 592 (37.90%) SQL
3 433 (27.72%) JavaScript
4 397 (25.42%) Java
5 164 (10.50%) T-SQL
6 101 (6.47%) PHP
7 76 (4.87%) VB.NET
8 49 (3.14%) C++
9 47 (3.01%) Ruby
10 38 (2.43%) C
11 20 (1.28%) Prolog
11 20 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.15%) VB
14 17 (1.09%) PHP5
14 17 (1.09%) XPath
15 13 (0.83%) ActionScript
15 13 (0.83%) VBA
16 12 (0.77%) Python
16 12 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (9.03%) Degree
2 77 (4.93%) ISEB
3 38 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 34 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (1.66%) MCP
5 26 (1.66%) MCAD
5 26 (1.66%) MCSD
5 26 (1.66%) MCTS
6 22 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.15%) HND
8 11 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.32%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.19%) PMP
12 3 (0.19%) APMG
13 1 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.21%) QA
2 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.19%) WCAG
5 1 (0.064%) HL7
5 1 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.38%) XenApp
2 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (0.64%) Puppet
2 8 (0.51%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.19%) Plesk
4 2 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 205 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 138 (8.83%) Oracle
3 47 (3.01%) Sybase
4 32 (2.05%) JBoss
5 25 (1.60%) Sencha
6 21 (1.34%) Zend
7 18 (1.15%) Adobe
8 12 (0.77%) ATG
9 11 (0.70%) IBM
10 10 (0.64%) Twitter
10 10 (0.64%) VMware
11 8 (0.51%) WSO2
11 8 (0.51%) Kony
12 6 (0.38%) Citrix
12 6 (0.38%) Apple
13 5 (0.32%) Dundas
13 5 (0.32%) Google
13 5 (0.32%) hybris
13 5 (0.32%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.26%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Templeton & Partners
Salary: Excellent and competitive salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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